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Covid-19 Update (January 2021)

Following the government’s announcement on the evening of January 4th, we know that many in our community have questions about how they will continue to connect with Outside Edge during the next month. At this point, we can confirm that all of our activities, including blended sessions, will go ahead as

January Newsletter

Happy New Year and welcome to 2021 at Outside Edge!! We’ve taken some much needed rest over the past couple of weeks, because (as you’ll see below) last month was full of excitement with our Volunteer Peer Facilitators winning an award from the Mayor of London, our incredible Christmas Party

Outside Edge’s Festive Friday!

Christmas is nearly here and after the year of 2020 we deserve some celebration! From 3pm-5pm on Friday 18th December we’ll be hosting a virtual Christmas Party on Zoom. Expect nothing but fun, games and festive spirit. Those who confirmed their attendance in advance will be receiving an extra special Outside Edge Christmas hamper with a few

Mayor of London Volunteering Award

A huge congratulations to our Volunteer Peer Facilitators for winning in the 'Delivering Differently' category at this year's Mayor of London Volunteering Awards! This category recognised volunteering that supported organisational changes necessary to deliver services differently, to ensure vital support continued to be delivered during the crisis. This included more digital/online

December Newsletter

December Newsletter This will be our last newsletter for 2020 and what a year we have had at Outside Edge: we held the inaugural Phil Fox Award for Playwriting and crowned our winner, introduced five new groups (Peer-led Check-in, Theatre Club, Moving Recovery, Women’s Drama Group and South London Drop-in Drama), delivered 290 workshops, provided 24 free taster sessions to

Outside Edge mourns the passing of Sonya Hale

Outside Edge Theatre Company is deeply saddened to hear of the death of Sonya Hale after a long battle with cancer. Sonya was our much-loved Associate Theatre Facilitator and Write Now facilitator. Sonya first participated with Outside Edge ten years ago when we toured a production to a drug and alcohol

Outside Edge AGM Postponed

Dear friends of Outside Edge,  Due to unforeseen technical difficulties the Outside Edge AGM will be postponed until Thursday 19th November (5pm-6pm). Please accept our sincere apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.  The Zoom details will remain the same, we hope that you will be able to join us then.  In the

November Newsletter

Last month, we started Blended Service Delivery, which allowed Outside Edge service users to participate in four of our weekly recovery maintenance support sessions either on Zoom or in-person. Following the government’s announcement over the weekend, we know that many in our community have questions about how they will continue to connect

Edge Two- The Seagull

Edge Two- The Seagull During their summer module, Edge Two’s dedicated group of performers met every Monday on Zoom to explore text through Chekhov’s The Seagull. They analysed the play and examined the characters before rehearsing and filming scenes that were woven together to share with an audience of supporters over Zoom.

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